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Rishi Sunak delivers a speech to party members at the MK Gallery in Milton Keynes while on the 2024 general election campaign.
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Rishi Sunak’s Titanic challenge

The IfG team examine the big election policy announcements and look back on a week of awkward gaffes and bust-ups for both Sunak and Starmer.

Was Rishi Sunak’s rain-soaked speech on the steps of No.10 really only a week ago? We’ve had policy announcements, MPs stepping down, a spectacular fall from a paddle board, more MPs stepping down, Keir Starmer colliding with the Labour left, Rishi Sunak clashing with some of his ministers, Nigel Farage deciding not to stand for parliament – again. An awful lot has happened.

The Inside Briefing team examine the big policy announcements on national service and pensions, reflect on some big name MPs – most notably Michael Gove – quitting parliament, and look back on a week of awkward gaffes and bust-ups for both Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer.

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